Hard To Explain

Album: Is This It (2001)
Charted: 16
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  • Was an honest man
    Asked me for the phone
    Tried to take control
    Oh, I don't see it that way
    I don't see it that way
    We shared some ideas
    All obsessed with fame
    Says we're all the same
    Oh, I don't see it that way
    I don't see it that way

    Raised in Carolina
    I'm not like that
    Tryin' to remind her
    When we go back

    I missed the last bus, I'll take the next train
    I'll try but you see, it's hard to explain
    I say the right thing, but act the wrong way
    I like it right here, but I cannot stay
    I watch the TV, forget what I'm told
    Well, I am too young, and they are too old
    The joke is on you, this place is a zoo
    You're right it's true

    He says he can't decide
    I shake my head to say
    Everything's just great
    Oh, I just can't remember
    I just can't remember

    Raised in Carolina
    She says, "I'm not like that"
    Tryin' to remind her
    When we go back

    I say the right thing, but act the wrong way
    I like it right here, but I cannot stay
    I watch the TV, forget what I'm told
    Well, I am too young, and they are too old
    Oh man, can't you see I'm nervous? So please
    Pretend to be nice, so I can be mean
    I missed the last bus, we'll take the next train
    I'll try but you see, it's hard to explain Writer/s: Julian Casablancas
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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  • Layton from Paris, TxI agree with Casablancas on his song writing style. In the words of Kurt Cobain, music first, and lyrics second :D
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